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Judges and the law
Judges and the law

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Judges and the law

Introduction

This course considers the way that judges make law, how the common law system works and the advantages and disadvantages of a system like the British one that relies heavily on such rules and rule making. The course will set out the basic differences between ‘civil code’ systems and ‘common law’ systems, and consider the relationship between judge-made law and statutory law.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 1 study in Law [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .